'mike stark' Tagged Posts (Page 3)

'mike stark' Tagged Posts (Page 3)

Is youth ministry biblical? PART 3

Hopefully by now you’re familiar with the American short film called Divided. It comes from the NCFIC (National Centre for Family Integrated Churches) and it makes the case against segregated youth ministry as it has no basis in scripture and is founded upon pagan evolutionary principles. If you missed my first two posts, you can find them here: PART 1 and PART 2.…

Showcasing Niddrie Community Church

For the past 10 days, I’ve been putting together this short video that showcases some of the work of Niddrie Community Church. It includes: What Niddrie’s like What the church is doing How the gospel is impacting lives What our plans are for the future It’s 5½ minutes long. I’m pretty sick of the video by now, but I hope you enjoy it!

Is youth ministry biblical? PART 2

A couple of weeks ago I introduced you to an American short film called Divided. If you missed it, here’s the first post: ‘Is youth ministry biblical?‘ As promised, I’m going to take the opportunity over the next few weeks to reflect on some of the issues raised by the movie. According to the movie, ‘youth ministry’ has no basis in Scripture,…

Is youth ministry biblical? PART 1

My name’s Mike Stark, I’m the lead youth worker at Niddrie Community Church. Mez brought this interesting little video to my attention. Here’s the trailer (3 minutes long), which gives you a flavour of the argument. The movie is called ‘Divided’ and was produced in conjunction with The National Centre for Family-Integrated Churches. The…